Letterkenny aunt and niece enjoy Mary success 40 years apart

By Dionne Meehan LETTERKENNY woman Clare O’Donnell is following in her aunt’s footsteps as she prepares to represent Donegal in this year’s Mary from Dungloe International Arts Festival. Inspired by her aunt Siobhan McDaid who held the same title in 1984, the Lurgybrack native went into the competition hoping history would repeat itself. Advertisement Speaking […]

Donegal start-up scoops top prize at pitching competition

A DONEGAL businesswoman has been crowned as one of two winners of the Yes You Can pitching competition. Former Donegal News reporter Catherine Devine was one of ten all-Ireland winners to emerge from the Yes You Can female enterprise support programme, who each pitched live in the Slieve Donard Hotel, Co. Down, for additional funding […]

Donegal student wins merit award in national essay competition

THE Law Society of Ireland has announced the winners of the inaugural National Gráinne O’Neill Memorial Legal Essay Competition, with Donegal student Carys Hudner winning a merit award.  The announcement was made at an event at the Law Society, Dublin on 23 March 2023. The competition received over 80 essays from 38 schools across 14 […]

Applications now open for Europe Direct public speaking competition

Do you have a strong opinion on youth issues, education opportunities, employment, travel, global warming, sustainability, gender equality, or animal welfare? Whatever the topic, it might be a fit for this year’s EU Direct Letterkenny Soapbox Competition which is now open for entries. The theme of this year’s public speaking competition is: Is Europe listening […]

Competition site partners with Ardara Agricultural Show

As Dreams4less celebrates a year of prize giveaways to the people of Donegal, the online competition site is keen to partner with fundraising initiatives in the county and beyond. The site has just partnered with Ardara Agricultural Show to run its fundraising draw taking place on Saturday, August 13 with tickets now available for sale […]